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colleague and my friend, the senator from tennessee, the hon. lamar alexander. [applause] >> mr. president, mr. vice president, ladies and gentlemen. -- the late alex haley, the author of "roots, "lived by thesethe late lived his life by these six words, find the good and praise it. today we praise the american tradition of transferring or reaffirming the immense power and the inauguration of the president of the united states. we do this in a peaceful and orderly way. there is no insurrection. this is a moment when millions stop and watch. a moment most of us always will remember. ours a moment's that is most conspicuous and enduring symbol of the american democracy. how remarkable that this has survive for so long. and such a complex country, when so much power is at stake. this freedom to vote for our leaders. and the restraint to respect the results. last year a tour guide told me at mount vernon that our first president, and george washington once posed this question, what is most experiment? in washington answered his own question. in this way -- not the election of the first preside
and medicare from his list of priorities, and what, as my friend from tennessee pointed out, we have a $16 trillion debt. and for to us say that we're not going to do anything about spending when we all know that spending is the biggest problem we have in this agreement, again, that is throwing kerosene on the fire that's on the other side of the capitol and that's my republican colleagues on the other side of the aisle who have committed and pledged to their constituents that we will end this hemaging that -- hemorrhaging that we call spending which has given us the greatest debt in the history of this country. so i guess i would ask my colleague from south carolina, who is usually very modest and reticent in explaining his views particularly in various media outlets of his view on this situation. mr. graham: thank you, senator. i guess my first view is it's better not to go over the cliff than to go over the cliff, but it's also important, as you just said, to understand what we've accomplished. let's assume for a moment and let's hope that this is a good assumption that we reach an agre
president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the great state of tennessee seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears there from that of my row of the commonwealth of massachusetts received 11 votes for president and paul ryan of wisconsin received 11 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, other certificate of electoral vote of the state of texas seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears that mitt romney of massachusetts received a 38 votes for president and paul ryan of wisconsin received 38 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, and received a packet of electoral vote of the state of utah seems to be regular in form and order, and it appears that mitt romney of massachusetts received six votes for president and paul ryan of wisconsin received six votes for vice president. >> mr. president, august ticket of the electoral vote of the state of vermont seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears that barack obama of illinois received three votes for president and joseph biden of delaware received three votes for
will -- electoral vote of the great state of tennessee appears to be regular in form and authentic and it appears there from that mitt romney of the commonwealth of massachusetts received 11 votes for president and paul ryan of the state of wisconsin received 11 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the great state of texas seems to be regular in form and authentic and it appears there from that mitt romney of the commonwealth of massachusetts received 38 votes for president and paul ryan and the state of wisconsin received 38 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of utah seems to be regular in form and authentic and it appears there from that mitt romney of the commonwealth of massachusetts received six votes for president and paul ryan of the state of wisconsin received six votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of vermont seems to be regular inform and authentic and it appears there from the barack obama of the state of illinois receive
in tennessee. >> >> from every mountain from every state let freedom ring. >> when this happens, when we allow freedom to ring, we allow it to ring from every village, every state, and every city. >> we will be able to speed up that day with all of god's children. black men, white men, everyone can join hands. >> free at last. thank god, oh mighty we're free at last. [applause] ♪ free, free at last free at last we're free at last we are free, free at last ♪ >> our website will have added features, including video from our c-span crew and a visual blog page all at c-span .org. jimmy carter was inaugurated in 1977. he defeated gerald ford. following president carter's swearing in he walked the entire length of the parade route in about 40 minutes. here's his remark from the podium which are about 15 minutes. >> are you prepared to take the constitutional oath? >> i am. >> place your left hand on the bible and raise your right hand. >> i will to the best of myability >> will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, property and defend. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help me go
of maryland. bob from the great state of ohio. representative diane black from tennessee. teeth from pennsylvania. -- keith from pennsylvania. we have brad and his wife monica from ohio. we have tom rooney from florida. glenn thompson from the great state of pennsylvania. wagner from misery. -- missouri. also, to share remarks with us this afternoon, i am very happy to introduce representative chris smith of new jersey. [applause] chris smith is the chairman of the congressional pro-life caucus and has served in that role for over 26 years and has been a leader in the advancement of numerous pro-life legislative initiatives. he is the chairman of the house subcommittee on human rights, and the former director of new jersey right to life. these join me in welcoming chris smith. [applause] >> thank you very much, patrick. it is an honor for my wife and i to be here among you. and to be surrounded by men and women come up members congress, who tenaciously fight and defend basic fundamental human rights, especially the right to life. it is great to be with them and to you. 40 years ago
, maryland. 133 in dallas, texas. 117 in memphis, tennessee. 116 in phoenix, arizona. 113 in st. louis, missouri. 108 in washington, d.c.,. 108 in kansas city, missouri. and 104 in oakland, california. some people may think that violence is only prevalent in urban america, but that is not true. recent mass murders have occurred in places like tucson, arizona, aurora, colorado, oak creek, wisconsin and newtown, consut. violence is truly all around us. it is at our movie theaters, our shopping centers, colleges places of worship and even our elementary school. during the sandy hook elementary tragedy in newtown, connecticut, a gunman took the lives of 26 people, including 20 children as young as the age of five. the victims were killed at a place where we all consider to be safe. since 1982, there have been more than 60 mass murders carried out with firearms across this country. we have had 19 mass shootings in the last five years alone. that is a rate of more than one every four months. the uptick in these types of crimes should be enough, should be enough, to push our nation forward to
vice president was andrew johnson, who was the only -- who became the war governor of tennessee. poor johnson arrived at the capitol suffering from the flu. a helpful senate clerk poured him a shot of whiskey. and then another. and then another. he gave them a quick -- a completely inebriated inaugural address. lincoln was mortified. i unfortunately for johnson, it sets a public image of the andrew johnson. another burly disastrous vice- presidential inaugural address was calvin coolidge as vice- president. he used his address to tell the senate how they should operate. it set him off on a bad -- starting in 1937, that is when the congress started before the president. now president and vice presidents are sworn outside on the steps. the vice president lost his chance to give an inaugural address. there was one exception in that long tradition of the inauguration speech tell that the capital. that was in 1945 when franklin roosevelt was being sworn in for a fourth time. franklin roosevelt, his third inauguration was done at the capitol, but his fourth one was in the middle of world wa
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